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Saturday 13 April 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gary Kroeger in Cedar Falls and Saundra Santiago in Bronx. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Butterfly by Andy Williams. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. The Spirit of St. Louis, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Lion And The Throne by Catherine Drinker Bowen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Silent Service.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Silent Service

Starring: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris

Country: United States

Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans

Starring: John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: Canada

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The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Billy Barty, Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Jad Paul

Country: United States

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The Sky at Night

Starring: Patrick Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Panic!

Written by: Al Simon

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Spirit of St. Louis

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith

Country: United States

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12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent

Country: United States

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Funny Face

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 April 1957 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Gary Kroeger in Cedar Falls: Iowa, USA; comedian (Saturday Night Live, Return of the Shaggy Dog).
  • Saundra Santiago in Bronx: New York, USA; actress (Gina - Miami Vice).
  • Wayne Lewis: keyboardist (Atlantic Star - "Touch a Four Leaf Clover").
  • Tony McLean: American impresario, President of Broadway in Boston, McLean is credited with contributing to the revitalization of the Theater District in Boston.
  • Juan Revilla: Costa Rican astrologer, practicing astrology as his sole professional activity all of his life.
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Facts:
  • Shinbone Alley opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 11th Tony Awards: Long Days Journey into the Night and My Fair Lady win.
  • Due to lack of funds, Saturday mail delivery in the US is temporarily halted.
  • 11th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Saint Louis Hawks, 4 games to 3.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1957?

  • Life: Blue Birds flight airplane
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dave Beck -- Apr. 8, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7507

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Lion And The Throne

By: Catherine Drinker Bowen

Sir Edward Coke was perhaps the pre-eminent jurist during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James of England. He was the prime author of the Petition of Right, so this

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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Never So Few

By: Tom Chamales

Solid book. Former owners name, city and date inside front cover. No marks

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Much Ado About Me

By: Fred Allen

Radio and film star Fred Allen's autobiography: Much Ado About Me.

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